Nov 1, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​Ewood Park
BlackburnBlackburn Rovers
3-1
Reading
Gestede (17', 68'), Marshall (55')
Evans (71'), Varney (90')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Murray (45')
Obita (52'), Akpan (65'), Cooper (79')

Nigel Adkins calls for Reading persistence

Nigel Adkins, manager of Reading, shouts instructions from the touchline on April 28, 2013
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Reading boss Nigel Adkins urges his team to stay persistent following their 3-1 defeat to Blackburn Rovers in the Championship.

Reading boss Nigel Adkins has called on his players to "keep going" following their defeat to Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.

The Royals went down 3-1 at Ewood Park to lose their fourth match out of five in the Championship.

Despite seeing his team slip down to 15th place in the table, Adkins is hopeful that they can turn their form around soon.

"We've got to keep going and keep the belief about ourselves - the grit, passion and perseverance to keep doing what we believe is the right thing," he is quoted as saying by BBC Sport.

Reading are back in Championship action on Tuesday night when they host Rotherham United.

Nigel Adkins manager of Reading prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Fulham at Madejski Stadium on September 13, 2014
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